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From an RN’s perspective, what makes a hospital a “good” hospital to work for?


September 9th, 2022

Safe staffing ratios!! Management that values education and policies that will protect patients as well as your license.

September 9th, 2022

A good hospital to work for is one that practices shared governance. One where the leaders round on the employees and have a good idea of what really goes on in the hospital.

September 20th, 2022

Reasonable pay and adequate support staff such as RT, Tech and Phlebotomy etc...Healthy positive work environment

September 20th, 2022

Fair pay. Safe staffing. Supportive management. Holding patient responsible for physical, and verbal abuse! Strong training structure. Fun environment to work in(work doesn’t have to dreadful)

September 7th, 2022

Pay your worth with a non toxic work environment. Everything else is just a perk in my opinion. I don’t have an opinion with work ratios because I work in the cath lab, but that might make the list of you are a bedside nurse. I hope that helps

September 20th, 2022

Staff appreciation and recodnition that staff have lives outside of the hosputal.

September 20th, 2022

Culture, truly caring about your employees, growing them into roles they are interested in, and a safe place to work where all concerns can be brought forward and acted upon.

September 20th, 2022

A hospital that supports the staff. And they know what the needs are.

September 19th, 2022

Safe pt to staff ratio

September 19th, 2022

Care about their staff and respect their ideas.

September 19th, 2022

Staffing ratios. Med surge max of 6 pts.
RT,CNA and phlebotomy present
Flexible schedule

September 19th, 2022

When a hospital realizes you are your home person first (parent/spouse/partner) and respects those boundaries!

September 20th, 2022

Shared governance and the ability of the front line RN’s to have decision making power over the care they give to patients

September 20th, 2022

The availability of medical equipment and care that is provided

September 20th, 2022

When the hospital is well staffed every shift, making sure that the Nurse Patient ratio is not over bearing for the nurses, as well as having good managerial team at the top that listens to the voices of the staff.

September 20th, 2022

No backstabbing from either the staff or managers

September 20th, 2022

A hospital in which accountability falls at all levels and transparency is the benchmark from senior leadership down. A hospital that recognizes the strains put on their nursing staff and does everything in their power to make the nurses proud to be at that facility. Where you build up your greatest commodity, they will see that and carry your facility through any storm. Remember who spends 24/7 at the bedside and be relenting to recognize the hard work, sacrifices and dedication it took to get you to your highest level.

September 20th, 2022

Having enough staff

September 20th, 2022

One that provides good support on the floor, resources to use to get work done in timely manner, appreciates the work we do as nurses by offering incentives (pay raise), team building activities outside of work

September 19th, 2022

A good hospital to work for cares about their nurses as people not as just as another cog in the wheel. They care about their patients more than their profits and have safe patient to nurse ratios that keeps patients safe and the nurses not burnt out.

September 22nd, 2022

Just culture
Zero tolerance for bullying
Excellence, stewardship, collaboration, integrity
Non-bias

September 22nd, 2022

Conducive working environment and good pay

September 21st, 2022

Have qualified staff and appropriate equipment

September 21st, 2022

Showing their respect for who you are and what you do. Providing you with the resources you need to do your job properly.

September 20th, 2022

Chain of command is clear, job description well defined, retaining programs in place. Autonomy given when it is clear that the Nurse understands or knows where to search or get help.
Friendly Supervisors and incentives to stay.

September 20th, 2022

Automy of RNs with shared governance. An employer who values the hard work and stressful nature of the job.

September 20th, 2022

The sense of Team. When my work is done, I like to check in with others, as at some point, they'll be ahead and check in with me to see if can help. In Short Stay, as on other Units, this helps build that Community Spirit that is so very much a part of working in a hospital.

September 20th, 2022

Manager’s support and house sup fairness. I worked at a very small hospital. The manager was off duty due to illness but once back th Mgr was unable to work out the schedule appropriately. It was a mess prior to their illness and after their return. And they don’t accept criticism AT ALL. Having no Mgr support brings on super low staff morale. And we all know where that leads to. Which leads to house sup support and fairness. If there is a lot of favoritism going on (which happened at my small hospital) then travelers get cranky. Like a mental disease that spreads insidiously. Hard to combat as a traveler. Once I finished my 13 I refused to renew.

September 20th, 2022

For me a good hospital means a space where you can learn every day in a great environment.

September 20th, 2022

Administration values their RN staff members through continued education, safe staffing, as well as adequate resources in an environment conducive to professional growth with respect and collaboration of all team members to deliver outstanding care to our patients

September 20th, 2022

An environment that is supportive of its nurses.

September 20th, 2022

Extra resource nurse to help, break nurse, mandatory 30 and 45 minute breaks, support team such as turn team phlebotomy IV team: no one cares about magnet when a nurse do all the work!

September 20th, 2022

Hospital culture, values. Incentive pay & benefits is 2nd for me. You want to work somewhere you enjoy and proudly represent.

September 20th, 2022

One that values its staff, leaders that care about the employees and the patients and work to keep them safe.

September 20th, 2022

Good governance

September 20th, 2022

The most important aspect in my opinion is the work culture. Because it determines the amount of support and resources both the nurses and patients have at their disposal

September 20th, 2022

Increasing recovery rate and decreasing death and zero infection rate makes hospital a good hospital...... It will happen when proper facilities are available for staff

September 19th, 2022

Safe patient t

September 19th, 2022

Fair pay, management communication with staff.

September 19th, 2022

The people and culture

September 19th, 2022

Happy employees leads to quality service which in turn leads to delighted clients

September 19th, 2022

Hospital has to have a culture where nurses or all the staff are considered as family not an employee

September 19th, 2022

A few characteristics of "good" hospitals are those that openly-talk about pay structures, encourage personal growth, respect work/life balance, and those where administration doesn't change with the the winds. This usually also accompanies higher employee retention and engagement. A workplace that fosters positivity usually has the happiest folks around and that is where you want to stay!

September 19th, 2022

It must have policies that apply to everyone. No exceptions. It must provide mentorship for all levels of nursing.

September 19th, 2022

I honestly feel that work environment champions the characteristics of a good hospital to work.An environment that is all inclusive with respect to recognition of every parts contribution,evaluative feedback on performance and a conducive environment for personal and career growth.

September 23rd, 2022

Yes

September 21st, 2022

Avoir un personnel qualifié et un matériel adapté

September 20th, 2022

Na minha opinião o que geraria um bom aténdimento em primeiro lugar seria a empatia, o gostar de cuidar de pessoas. A gestão é também um ponto que pesa muito na questão "um bom hospital para se trabalhar" se os gestores forem engessados e não quiserem acompanhar o crescimento de atendimento, o quantitativo defasado, nada vai ser bom. Uma boa administração gera um bom hospital.

September 20th, 2022

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September 19th, 2022

No vaccine mandate!